12 November 1666
MA was born in Newcastle
, the eldest of her family.
18 March 1683
The sixteen-year-old MA, still living at home in Newcastle
, wrote the earliest-dated of her Pindaric odes, entitled "Enemies".
A third edition of MA's Reflections Upon Marriage
dropped "Some" from the title and added most of her important preface.
9 May 1731
MA died at Chelsea
near London, in the house of her friend Lady Betty Hastings
, of the effects of breast cancer, reported as "a dropsy or swelling tympany."